Don’t Show Me How it’s Done, Tell Me its Story

Cheesemakers from the Slow Food Presidium for heritage Bitto tell the story of their battle to save a heroic production: a raw-milk cheese produced at each milking exclusively in mountains pastures, and which can age for 10 years.

Stories of Seeds, Earth and Bread

The rye from Tauern, in Austria, is an ancient variety from the mountains, protected by a Slow Food Presidium. A documentary tells of its rediscovery.

Earth and Freedom

In the northern Basque Country, a group of farmers are protecting local biodiversity (ancient pig and sheep breeds, local varieties of corn and cherry…) through collaboration and direct sales.

Floriano and the bees

The documentary tells the story of Floriano and its bees that produce honey in the high mountains of the Slow Food Presidium.

Food wastage footprint

 

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Agroecology: how to make the very best of Europe’s CAP

The Common Agricultural Policy shapes how Europe produces food, but in many ways its no longer fit for purpose. In this video, Arc2020 and Friends of the Earth Europe spotlight the options and opportunities in the CAP for choosing farming methods which are good for people and the planet – the living world.

TTIP, Stiglitz: Don’t sign!

The 2001 winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics and guest of the Italian Parliament on Setpember 24, 2014, talks about the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership).

Oxfam Video on Climate Change

Table for nine billion: promoting Europe’s role in growing food and climate justice worldwide

Why Soil Matters

Soil is a living ecosystem. Soil health has a direct impact on human health and farmers workBut soil is under threat today. The use of pesticides and chemical fertilisers is killing the soil. In turn farmers get dependent on these products and the quality of our food is in danger.

 

 

Let’s Talk About Soil

This animated film tells the reality of soil resources around the world, covering the issues of degradation, urbanization, land grabbing and overexploitation; the film offers options to make the way we manage our soils more sustainable.

Slow Food Presidia

The Presidia sustain quality production at risk of extinction, protect unique regions and ecosystems, recover traditional processing methods, safeguard native breeds and local plant varieties.

EU needs a sustainable food policy, says Slow Food’s Ursula Hudson

 

In an exclusive interview with viEUws, Ursula Hudson, President of Slow Food Germany, explains how to reconnect citizens with local farmers and food traditions, the future of new technologies and calls for an EU sustainable food policy to ensure sustainable agricultural production in the long-term.

Slow Food Supports The Monsanto Tribunal

Ursula Hudson, President of Slow Food Germany, explains why Slow Food supports the trial being brought against Monsanto by a peoples’ tribunal in The Hague.

Soil Solutions to Climate Problems

Narrated by Michael Pollan

 

A Message from Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

As Slow Fish 2017 opens, a welcome message to our visitors from the European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella.

What is the TTIP? And how could it influence our lives?

The EU is currently negotiating a trade agreement with the US, known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Officially, this agreement promises to create new jobs and boost economic growth. However, the real beneficiaries of this deal will be large multinational companies, not the citizens, who will see democratic spaces shrink.

Animal Welfare According to Slow Food

An European Commission interview with Piero Sardo (President of the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity) about animal welfare and how Slow Food is dealing with this issue.

Disco Soup in Amsterdam!

DISCOSOEP AMSTERDAM from FOODWIRE Food & Film creatives on Vimeo.

We chopped up a 1000kg of vegetables that would have been wasted, to the beat of the music to serve 6500 people.

Seeds

A journey from Tuscany to Sicily to understand the importance of the element which is at the base of our food: seeds.

Why Bees are Disappearing

Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in amazing harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This is not simply a problem because bees pollinate a third of the world’s crops. Could this incredible species be holding up a mirror for us?

Slow Food: Good, Clean and Fair Food for Everyone

The international Slow Food movement was born in Italy 25 years ago and has become a global network that works to help ensure good, clean and fair food for everyone.

Preserve Biodiversity, Preserve the Planet

What biodiversity is, what does it have to do with our daily food, and what can we do to preserve it?

Richard McCarthy (Slow Food USA) on TTIP

Richard McCarthy from Slow Food USA expresses his concerns on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and how that will relate to food system and environment.

Terra Madre 2014